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Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.
Job vacancy
Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.
Job vacancy
Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.

Support Worker - Children & Young Adults job vacancy

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Job Ref
10809

Pay Rate (ph)
£15.00 - £18.50 per hour

Location
Stockport - Greater Manchester

Work Patterns
Full Time, Part Time, Nights, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays,

Driver Required
No

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Job description

Are you experienced in supporting children and young adults with Complex needs?

Apollo Home Healthcare are seeking experienced Support Workers to support a young man with his complex care needs.

We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Support Workers who are passionate about their job, enjoy delivering one to one support and who can build positive relationships with our service users and their families.

The person you would be caring for in his late teens and has a neuromuscular condition that primarily affects his muscles that are used for moving and breathing.

He is fully dependent on his devoted parents and dedicated care team for all his needs both at home and his trips out.

Therefore, as part of his team, you will play an essential role in promoting his independence and assisting him to live the lifestyle he chooses.

He is non-verbal and communicates through a specialised tablet, so patience and understanding are vitally important qualities in order to allow him to make his own choices and ensure his ‘voice’ is heard.

His interests include watching TV, listening to music, playing on his iPad and enjoying other people's company especially when they are singing and being silly! He has a fun and friendly personality with a great sense of humour and very loving nature.

We provide an extensive training programme for all his clinical needs by registered nurses who will fully support you throughout the process and this will be conducted at your own pace.

You must be a genuine, fun and kind person skilled in interacting and engaging by way of singing and dancing, being silly is also essential!

Essential Experience Required

• 6 months previous care / support experience

• Personal Care

• Moving and Handling

• Working with Children & Young People

Desirable Essential Experience

• Tracheostomy Care

• Ventilation Management

We have the following shifts available;

• Night shifts from 20:30 to 07:30 – (Training Programme would be during the day)

This is a personally rewarding role where you can build on your clinical skills and experience, whilst delivering exceptional care and support to our service user and really making an impact on his day to day life.

Why work for Apollo Home Healthcare?

We specialise in the provision of highly complex clinical care services delivered in the homes of service users.

We are passionate about delivering the highest standard of care and we recognise that our Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers are integral to doing this. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive:

  • Flexible hours to suit
  • Confirmed rotas
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Full clinical training
  • Opportunity to work with other service users in the area
  • Ongoing professional training and development

We need key workers on the front line supporting our service users in the fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please do not hesitate to contact our dedicated recruitment team on 01902 847111 or email on recruitment@apollohomehealthcare.com to find out more.

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